A wonderful and wonderfully-creative...
from Barcelona - Catalonia - Spain
Magali started playing the upright bass when she was 8. And she evolved through the Sant Andreu Jazz Band (SAJB) of Barcelona. She is NOW "following her own WAY". As many people have encouraged others to do; especially young people who are "just starting out". (The operative word here is "enCOURaged" -- of-or-relating-to-the-HEART.) BUT few people -- young or otherwise -- have enough "heart"; enough "courage" (COEUR in French means HEART) to find and to follow THEIR own way, as Joseph Campbell describes so perfectly in the following two potent teachings:
From the great teacher/writer/mythologist
Joseph Campbell... Every time I read a page or two Of ANYTHING he wrote (His words always SHIMMER with Light and Love) I spend the next week THINKING about it And the next MONTH Trying to LIVE it!
Your PATH "You enter the forest at the darkest point where there is no path. Where there is a way or path it is someone else's path. If you follow someone else's way you are not going to realize your full potential." Joseph Campbell "The Hero's Journey"
Your BLISS "When you follow your bliss doors will open where you would not have thought there would be doors And where there wouldn't be a door for anyone else." Joseph Campbell "The Hero with a Thousand Faces" Truer words were never written/spoken! <<< >>>
And ALSO similar advice from CHET BAKER "If you want to be successful... Find something you LOVE to do... Then do it BETTER than ANYONE ELSE!" Great -- that he followed his own advice!
See Chet's info as my separate blog entry
under "SUCCESS in life".
From Magali's time with the SAJB
Her singing was completely unique from the start
Like Billie Holliday
Magali was and is one-of-a-kind
In fact as you'll see
she even has a few of Billie's qualities.
A totally unique new artist!
NOTE: Lots of people didn't "like" -- didn't "get" Billie --
But they woke up to her magic
Perhaps the same thing might happen with Magali?
I've loved her work
right from the start
ALL of it
Magali's Recent Work -- As She FOLLOWS HER OWN "WAY"